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THE NOSTALGIST

(2014)

A film by Giacomo Cimini

A science-fiction short film based on a story by NY Times best-selling author Daniel H. Wilson starring Lambert Wilson and Samuel Joslin and directed by London-based director Giacomo Cimini.

Genre(s): Science-fiction

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THE NOSTALGIST

  • Giacomo Cimini

    Biography:

    Giacomo Cimini is a London-based film director represented by leading talent agencies CAA in the USA and Casarotto Ramsay in the UK. His short film, City in the Sky, premiered at the 66th Venice Film Festival and has gone on to achieve international distribution on iTunes. He also directed the 8-part TV series Delitti for Fox Italy and was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2010. After being awarded funding for the Trailermade competition to direct a promotional trailer for his Cold War submarine monster thriller, Bleak Sea, he developed a futuristic version of the project with leading UK production company Working Title Films. Most recently, Giacomo co-founded Wonder Room Productions, where he is redeveloping the original version of Bleak Sea along with a slate of genre projects, including a film adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's science-fiction story, The Nostalgist. Giacomo holds a Laurea in Media and Communications from Rome's La Sapienza University and an MA with distinction in Filmmaking from the London Film School. He is currently a lecturer at London's Met Film School.

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Synopsis



In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man must venture outside to find a replacement, into a city where violence and danger lurk beneath a skim of beautiful illusion.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 17'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 2,35:1 (Cinemascope)
  • Country(ies) of production: United Kingdom
  • Original Language(s): English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: DCP / ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: LAMBERT WILSON, SAMUEL JOSLIN, DARRELL D’SILVA, STEPHEN THOMPSON, SCOTT HINDS, ALEX WARREN, ALISON JEAN BAKER, JULIETTE ADLER, MILTON McGRORY, DESPINA LADI, NICCOLO’ CIONI, ANDREA SCARSO
  • Screenplay: Giacomo Cimini
  • Producer: Giacomo Cimini, Tommaso Colognese, Pietro Greppi
  • Executive Producer: FELIX BALBAS, ADOLFO GRECO, ROSELLA LUCARELLI, JAN PACE, ANDREA SCARSO, DENNIS VALLE
  • Cinematographer: Gareth Munden
  • Editor: Eleanor Infante
  • Music: Lorenzo Piggici
  • Sound: Emanuele Costantini
  • Line Producer: STEPHANIE BAMBERG

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Wonder Room Productions
  • In collaboration with: Inky Mind UK